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Children and The Enchantress of Florence Haroun sets out on an adventure to restore the poisoned source of the sea of stories On the way he encounters many foes all intent on draining the sea of all its storytelling powers there is something about a story written for an adult audience as myth or child s tale that i love it seems to be concise concentrated and make the simplicity of good vs bad and having a moral seem beautiful rather than simplistic maybe that is because dualities were pristine as a child rushdie s earlier works never captured me midnite s children seem windy and ornate with insufficient structure to hold up the explainations haroun is still written with all the mastery that rushdie shows as a writer but this compression as a children s tale turns coal into a diamond also in rushdie s post haroun work he seems to be working with a greater sense of direction and structure a great example of this for me w

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Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Hdie's classic children's novel Haroun and the Sea of Stories inhabits the same imaginative space as The Lord of the Rings The Alchemist and The Wizard of Oz In this captivating work of fantasy from the author of Midnight’s I m surprised that Viking listed this as a children s literature There s nothing risue in it of course and it is structured a little like Alice in Wonderland but I think it will appeal to both children and adults with its playful style and malleable language There are a lot of puns rhymes and plentiful wordplayRushdie is ceaselessly inventive and his stories within stories are both traditionally complex and compulsively readable I uite like the central symbol of the source for all the world s stories It is a thought provoking concept Where do our stories really come from I think humans have a propensity for storytelling that it is a social act Yet it lives deeper in us as well stemming from our beliefs

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Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereDiscover Haroun and the Sea of Stories Salman Rushdie’s classic fantasy novel  Set in an exotic Eastern landscape peopled by magicians and fantastic talking animals Salman Rus Hurrah for diverse books before I say another word I loved how this book drew on PakistaniMuslim stories and imagery and I enjoyed the company of its young protagonist I m sure younger readers will too I was interested to see how Rushdie would adapt his style and it seems he did so by indulging his taste for clich and word play as much and as fantastically as possible The magic in this fantasy yarn is all rooted in language figures of speech come to life and behave unpredictably metaphors become literal and the whole lot gets an embroidery of tasty collouialisms I think that s why I found it a bit overcooked a little bit too self conscious Another reason it seems self conscious is perhaps its transpar Her Small-Town Hero young protagonist I m sure Red Tail (Travis Trilogy younger readers will too I was interested to see how Rushdie would adapt his style and it seems he did so by indulging his taste for clich and word play as much and as fantastically as possible The magic in this fantasy Promises in Tumble Creek yarn is all rooted in language figures of speech come to life and behave unpredictably metaphors become literal and the whole lot gets an embroidery of tasty collouialisms I think that s why I found it a bit overcooked a little bit too self conscious Another reason it seems self conscious is perhaps its transpar


10 thoughts on “Haroun and the Sea of Stories

  1. says:

    What's the use of stories that aren't even true I'm not uite sure why I picked this up it's a children's book and my child was 21 last

  2. says:

    What's the use of stories that aren't even trueThis is a classified as a children's bookperfect to read to an 8 10 year old Yetnow that I've read it chuckingsmilingmovedand enrichedI can't wait 'to play' now with this novel It's to

  3. says:

    Hurrah for diverse books before I say another word I loved how this book drew on PakistaniMuslim stories and imagery and I enjoyed the company of its young protagonist I'm sure younger readers will too I was inte

  4. says:

    The Satanic Verses bent my brain funny I thought Rushdie had some good prose the ideas were interesting but the surrealism combined with moments of silliness made for an odd mix and in the end I left satisfied but disoriented like I'd eaten an exotic mealHaroun and the Sea of Stories was Rushdie's attempt to write a children's book for the son he was estranged from There's a certain sadness to the tone of the book wherein a story

  5. says:

    I'm surprised that Viking listed this as a children's literature There's nothing risue in it of course and it is structured a little like Alice in Wonderland but I think it will appeal to both children and adults with its playful style and malleable language There are a lot of puns rhymes and plentiful wordplayRushdie is ceaselessly inventive and his stories within stories are both traditionally complex and compulsively readabl

  6. says:

    Writers are not easy people to live with Dickens Henry Miller Naipaul the list is long But when you read a book like Haroun and the Sea of Stories you find yourself wishing there was a writer in the family Imagine a book written exclusively for you a poem dedicated to you centuries later people wondering 'Who was the Dar

  7. says:

    Great kid's story my son loved it I thought that the language was clever and creative and enjoyed the pace The characters were engaging funny and a joy to follow If you have a kid that is between 8 and 10 years old they will love reading this book with you I am sure

  8. says:

    there is something about a story written for an adult audience as myth or child's tale that i love it seems to be concise concentrated and make the simplicity of good vs bad and having a moral seem beautiful rather

  9. says:

    Salman Rushdie blew my mind with his magnum opus Midnight’s Children I’ve been an ardent fan of him since I first read it last

  10. says:

    Read at my girl's behest in I think 500BCE A delight of a tale Rushdie wrote the 2019 Booker shortlister uichotte

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